Debian Security Advisory

DLA-953-1 graphicsmagick -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 May 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 862967.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9098.
More information:

Chris Evans discovered that graphicsmagick used uninitialized memory in the RLE decoder, allowing an remote attacker to leak sensitive information from process memory space.

More information are available at:

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.16-1.1+deb7u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your graphicsmagick packages.

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